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LILJEROS – new high yielding Timothy variety developed for Nordic growing conditions

Publisert: 06.02.2019 09:35

Timothy is the most widely grown forage grass in Norway, and also the most important species in Graminor’s forage-grass breeding programme. It has good feed quality and palatability. Sales of timothy seed in Norway exceeded 1000 tons for the first time in 2018.

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New CEO in Graminor AS

Publisert: 26.10.2018 13:14

Kristin Børresen is employed as the new CEO of Graminor AS. The company is Norway's only plant breeding Company, and has breeding programs in forage crops, cereals, potatoes, fruit and berries.

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Nordic oat breeding boosted by fruitful collaboration

Publisert: 24.06.2018 14:39

Nordic plant breeding companies, Boreal Plant Breeding Ltd. (Finland), Graminor AS (Norway), and Lantmännen (Sweden), have together produced an SNP array for Nordic oat to enhance the development of better oat varieties for Nordic farmers.

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Genetic diversity essential for future food production

Publisert: 16.04.2018 15:48

New plant varieties are necessary to make plants resistant to new pests and plant diseases as well as adapt to a changing climate and new production systems. New and improved plant varieties are essential to increase food production. 

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Gene editing to innovate Norwegian breeding Industries (GENEinnovate)

Publisert: 12.03.2018 14:07

The Norwegian Research Council has allocated 9 mill NOK to fund the gene editing project GENEinnovate.The main goal of the project is to develop innovative solutions in the animal and plant breeding industry using gene editing technology.

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Graminor part of the International Advisory Panel for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Publisert: 20.11.2017 16:01

Graminor is proud to have Kristin Børresen appointed as a member of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault International Advisory Panel. The Panel will have its first meeting in Svalbard in February 2018 in conjunction with the 10 year anniversary of the Seed Vault.

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Nordic Co-operation in Plant Breeding

Publisert: 04.04.2017 16:20

 A combination of private and public initiatives in plant breeding has ensured a long-term perspective, knowledge level and technological focus resulting in the continuous development of new plant varieties suited to the Nordic region’s unique climate.

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Norwegian Plant Biology Conference 2017

Publisert: 10.03.2017 14:17

The 5th Norwegian Plant Biology Conference (NorPlantBio 2017) will take place at Hamar, on the 21st and 22nd of June, 2017.

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Virtual Reality (VR) in plant breeding

Publisert: 01.02.2017 14:17

Graminor is one of the main partners in a new research project where the goal is to implement new technologies, such as Virtual Reality, in order to improve efficiency in developing new plant varieties.

 

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Norwegian cereal varieties in Finland

Publisert: 01.02.2017 14:05

Popular Graminor varieties have been tested at Yara’s research farm Kotkaniemi outside Helsinki. The results show that fertiliser application and cultivation strategies work differently in Finland and Norway.

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